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NautaDutilh voted ‘Best firm for Women in Business Law: Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands’

EACCNY member NautaDutilh is pleased to announce that the firm won no less than four awards at the Women in Business Law Awards Ceremony in London on 20 June 2012. NautaDutilh was voted ‘Best Firm for Women in Business Law in Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands’. The firm also won 'Best National Firm for Talent Management: The Netherlands'. Petra Zijp was also nominated for the individual award for ‘Best in capital markets: Debt’. Euromoney Legal Media Group granted the awards owing to NautaDutilh’s...

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Practical Considerations for Retail Leasing in New York City

New York City is a fascinating and dynamic retail market. It is also one of the most competitive and challenging markets, requiring a careful and methodical approach to leasing to avoid potential commercial and legal pitfalls that can be costly to tenants. A ClientAlert on RetailLeasing in NYC published by EACC founding member Pepper Hamilton highlights  some commercial and legal considerations retailers should address at the outset of their negotiations to ensure that they obtain a lease that is comprehensive...

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Pepper Hamilton Receives MCCA’s ‘Thomas L. Sager Award’ for Commitment to Diversity

Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) has named EACC Founding member Pepper Hamilton LLP as the winner of the distinguished 2012 Thomas L. Sager Award for the Mid-Atlantic Region. The prestigious Sager Award is presented annually to one firm, in each of MCCA’s five regions, that has demonstrated a sustained commitment to improve the hiring, retention and promotion of minority attorneys. In addition to the statistical data that is set forth in the nomination application, the Board of Directors examine such...

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Prepare for the October 2012 Customs House Broker License Exam Online!

EACC Member Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP, one of the nation’s leading law firms specializing in Customs law, is offering a course in preparation for the October 2012 Custom House Broker License Exam. The Firm has held highly successful Broker’s License exam courses in Boston, Los Angeles, and New York.  This course also provides an excellent review and overview of customs law and compliance for importers not intending to take the broker's exam. Fee:                  $400.00 Time:               Ten 2-hour...

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Deloitte Celebrates Culture of Service; Increases Pro Bono Pledge to $110 Million

New York, NY - June 8, 2012 - Visitors to Deloitte’s website should have no doubt about where most of the organization’s personnel are spending their time today— they’re volunteering. A note has gone up on Deloitte’s home page — today’s equivalent of the office door — letting people know that its professionals are out contributing their time and talent at more than 800 volunteer events, planned by the organization’s 100-plus office locations across the US.. Today is Deloitte’s 13th annual...

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Nation’s GCs and Directors Recognize Fulbright as One of Top Corporate Law Firms

For the 11th consecutive year, Corporate Board Member magazine and global business advisory firm FTI Consulting, Inc. have recognized Fulbright as one of the America's Best Corporate Law Firms in the nation. Corporate Board Member surveys U.S. corporate directors and general counsel, asking them to select, from all of the corporate law firms in the country, the top ten law firms they are likely to retain. The results are issued in two lists: one, from corporate directors; the other, from general...

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Cian McCourt of A&L Goodbody advised Eaton Corporation (ETN) on its recommended $11.8bn offer for Cooper Industries plc (CBE)

A&L Goodbody acted for Eaton Corporation in its $11.8bn recommended offer for Cooper Industries plc. The acquisition which is subject to certain terms and conditions is to be effected by a scheme of arrangement under Irish law and is expected to close later this year. It is the largest public takeover in Irish history. MORE

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A&L Goodbody advises Bloomberg on acquisition of Irish company PolarLake

EACCNY Member A&L Goodbody advises Bloomberg on acquisition of Irish company PolarLake: NEW YORK, DUBLIN — Bloomberg LP announced today that it acquired Dublin-based software provider PolarLake and is launching a new enterprise data management (EDM) service to help companies acquire, manage and distribute data across their organizations. “Our customers are looking to find new ways to reduce the cost of managing data while adhering to increasing regulatory requirements for transparency,” said Dan Doctoroff, Bloomberg President and CEO. “The Bloomberg Enterprise...

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Is Poland – the best kept secret! Boasting a growing economy despite a world economic crisis?

Growth Opportunities in Emerging Markets: US-Polish IT Forum: On Thursday, May 17th the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York,partnering with the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce organized and jointly hosted an international US-Polish IT Forum. The Forum objectives included identifying current global market trends, opportunities that stem from highly advanced Polish IT companies potentially partnering with similar American companies and specific changes worldwide,which occurred during past few years in the technology sector. Poland, recognized as one of...

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